Marc Aronson holds a doctorate in American History and is the award-winning author of a wide variety of nonfiction works for younger readers, including Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado, which received the first Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. In addition to writing, he edits and publishes young adult books, writes a blog for School Library Journal’s website, Nonfiction Matters, and is a member of the graduate faculty of the Rutgers School for Information Science. Marina Budhos is an associate professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey. She is the author of many books including Ask Me No Questions, winner of the inaugural James Cook Teen Book Award and most recently Tell Us We’re Home. She and her husband live with their two sons in Maplewood, New Jersey.  Their websites are: www.marcaronson.com and www.marinabudhos.com.

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  1. I just saw your Brooklyn Library presentation on CSpan. Wonderful! Enlightening, inspiring. This is important history, and you’ve done a remarkable job of presenting it. Marina writes on her Website about “crossing over.” I think this book for young people will cross over quite readily to adults who need to know this history, as well. It was also refreshing to see a program on CSpan that involved young readers! Congratulations to you both and best wishes for all your future endeavors,
    Ysabel de la Rosa

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